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Magna Carta Medieval Weekend

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Saturday 8 August, 10.00am–4.30pm Sunday 9 August, 12.30pm–4.30pm Durham Cathedral. Meet the Medieval townsfolk and craftspeople as they take up residence within the Cathedral grounds – encounter a delightful array of sounds, smells and sights from a bygone era. See demonstrations of pastimes and skills that filled their daily life, and be entertained with music, […]

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Magna Carta Medieval Jousting

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On the weekend of the 13th and 14th June there will be a Medieval Fair at Windsor Racecourse. The Fair will feature a variety of events including an archery contest, a mobile Shakespeare play, a river pageant, a medieval joust and many more. There will be over 50 retail tents selling the latest items from gifts […]

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Royal Holloway University host ‘Great Charter Festival’

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Date: 14th June The Great Charter Festival gives you the chance to join in our exciting celebrations and find out more about the legacy of Magna Carta and what it means today. Get involved in hands-on activities and performances, sample food and drink, or try your hand in our crafts market place – there will […]

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American Bar Association host Magna Carta themed Law Day

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Date: 1st May This year the American Bar Association have selected Magna Carta as the theme for their annual Law Day. The day include lectures and conferences among other commemorative events. A prize giving will also take place to recognise those who have produced the best work in the ‘Young Lawyers Initiative’ art contest. For […]

St Andrew’s Flower Festival

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There will be a flower festival on 6th and 7th June 2015, organised by Lucy Foster in St Andrew’s Church (which would have been over one hundred years’ old in 1215). For more information, please click here


Hereford: Three Choirs Festival

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25 July – 5 August Hereford Cathedral boasts two important Magna Carta items, housed in its New Library Building, alongside a wealth of other medieval treasures. The first of these is the finest surviving 1217 Magna Carta, a significant revision and reissue of King John’s Magna Carta by his son, Henry III. This superseded the […]

Magna Carta Services at Canterbury Cathedral

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9 – 17 June Services will be followed by a procession through the City. Stephen Langton was Archbishop of Canterbury between 1207 and his death in 1228, and was a central figure in the political dispute between King John of England and Pope Innocent III, which led to the issuing of Magna Carta in 1215. […]


Lincoln’s Magna Carta Weekend

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13 June Lincoln will host the Magna Carta Weekend to celebrate the 800th anniversary sealing of Magna Carta exactly 800 years to the day it was first sealed in 1215. From carnival costumes and samba, to storytelling and street art, the Magna Carta Weekend will provide two days and one night of memorable music, sights […]